X-2 Collectibles and Stuff

If the X-1 can have a stamp, why not the X-2?

Bell X-2 stamp Wouldn't you love to see the Bell X-2 on a stamp?

Write to:
Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee
Stamp Development US Postal Service
1735 North Lynn St. Room 5013
Arlington, VA 22209-6432

And tell them so!



What's so special about the X-2?

  • 40 degree swept-wing research airplane
  • Triple sonic (3 times the speed of sound), rocket powered
  • Conceived in 1945 (before the sound barrier was broken)
  • Constructed of heat resistant alloys
  • 1956 world's altitude and speed records
  • - 126,200 feet (38,466 meters)
    - 1,196 miles per hour (1,925 km/hr)

Guyana's X-2 stamp (yes...Guyana)

Guyana X-2 Stamp


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